Dr. Jerry Ventre — Lead Author
Engineering and Education Consultant, Former Director
Photovoltaics and Distributed Generation Division
Florida Solar Energy Center

Download PDF of Best Practices #6: Textbooks, References & Other Instructional Resources


The purpose of this document is to assist instructors in designing, developing, and implementing courses in photovoltaic (PV) systems and solar heating and cooling (SHC) systems. It lists recommended training suites for both PV and SHC instructors—as well as textbooks, key references, and teaching materials that may be useful. Key references relate to occupational safety and health, electrical codes, structural building codes, and plumbing codes in addition to design and installation, minimum standards for equipment certification, and effective training methods.

In addition to technical references for both PV and SHC systems, there are links to magazines, online documents, and websites that may be useful to you.


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